kyndilsmessa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kyndilmessa, kyndilsmessa, from Old English candelmæsse, with the first part remodelled after kyndill (Faroese kyndil (torch)); from Latin missa candēlārum. Compare Danish kyndelmisse, English Candlemas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃʰɪntɪlsˌmɛsːa/

Noun[edit]

kyndilsmessa f (genitive singular kyndilsmessu, plural kyndilsmessur)

  1. (Christianity) Candlemas, 2 February

Declension[edit]

f1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative kyndilsmessa kyndilsmessan
Accusative kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessuna
Dative kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessuni
Genitive kyndilsmessu kyndilsmessunnar

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